Are oceans of acid giving our tropical reefs osteoporosis? Dr Ross Hill is a Chancellor's post doctoral research fellow and lecturer in the UTS Function plant biology and climate change cluster, he explained to Shannon Jones his research on the effects of climate change on calcium-using sea life such as coral reefs.
Dr Ross Hill is working to collect enough data to accurately predict the impact on coral reefs and other calcifying organisms of climate change. To become a researcher in the UTS Function plant biology and climate change cluster, you'd need to enrol in an Undergraduate Environmental biology, marine biology or forensics degree at UTS, do an honours year of your own research, Then a Masters or PhD. For more information go to science.uts.edu.au